Dr. Lingchong You, a professor in Biomedical Engineering at Duke University and PreMiEr researcher, recently co-authored a paper published in Nature Chemical Biology describing methods for compartmentalizing cellular processes in mammalian and bacterial cells.  Among other uses, the technology described could have implications for the activity, survival, and spread of microbes within the built environment.

Read the press release, Synthetic Compartments Stop Pathogens from Sharing Antibiotic Resistance Genes.

Read the publication here.